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Thursday, May 3, 2012

Fluid Dynamics: Water On Speakers In Zero-g

The interest in this one crescendos.  At the actual demonstration, my jaw dropped and stayed there.
"Science Off The Sphere Ep. 7: Space Soundwaves"
A hemisphere of water resonates, deforms geometrically, then slowly bleeds out to nothingness.  It's nature's mp3 visualization.

Why he has 20-30hz sine tones or sweeps on his mp3 player is beyond me.  THAT is eclectic taste!

Video Credits: Astronaut and Chemist Don Pettit, currently aboard the ISS (International Space Station)

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